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Resume with a difference

  1. 1. Durwest Primary Engen Pty Ltd Mzansi Cleaning Chemical Services Careers IT St Katherine’s Exchange Group St Henry’s Marist Brothers Avantel Pty Ltd Table View High SchoolCape Peninsula University of Technology UNISA
  2. 2. Primary School 1992 - 1998 High School 1999 High School 2000 High School 2001- 2003 Grade 8 Grade 9 Grade 10 - 12
  3. 3. Primary School 1992 - 1998 High School 1999 High School 2000 High School 2001- 2003 Grade 8 Grade 9 Grade 10 - 12
  4. 4. My School years were average, spent more timelooking out the window than on the classroomboard, I loved Computers and . I received myfirst IBM back in 1992… since then we’vebecome inseparable. Matriculated in 2003 
  5. 5. 2004 - 2007
  6. 6. Marketing I,II,III AdvertisingEconomics AccountingLaw For Marketers Marketing ResearchPersonal Selling
  7. 7. Dropping out to pursue the Working world I stumbled upon a great corporate
  8. 8. Dropping out to pursue the Working world I stumbled upon a great corporate Engen Pty Ltd
  9. 9. Dropping out to pursue the Working world I stumbled upon a great corporate Engen Pty Ltd I was appointed Sales Representative Lubricants and Special Products
  10. 10. Dropping out to pursue the Working world I stumbled upon a great corporate Engen Pty Ltd I was appointed Sales Representative Lubricants and Special Products Positive Sales Reports Month on Month
  11. 11. Engen Petroleum Limited, Cape Town, South Africa June 2006 - July 2007 Sales & Marketing Representative, Lubricants Report to Coastal Sales Manager, Lubes Reason for Leaving: End of Contract  Face-to-Face Correspondence with clients from  Business Development & Sustainability Projects Retail, Reseller, Franchise Divisions    Profitability & Volume Management  Advertising & Marketing of Petroleum Lubricant products to industry related clients and media. 
  12. 12. From July 2007 – August 2008 I Worked odd Jobs withPromotion Companies, Ad agencies and a Call Centre that called on UK Clients
  13. 13. From July 2007 – August 2008 I Worked odd Jobs withPromotion Companies, Ad agencies and a Call Centre that called on UK Clients It was at this time that I enjoyed talking to Londoners and Country Folk
  14. 14. So I packed My bags, sorted out my VISA and was off to London
  15. 15. IT WASUNDERSTANDABLE
  16. 16. UK JUST ENTERED ITS WORSTFINANCIAL LOW
  17. 17. WE WERE NOW IN THE RECESSION
  18. 18. SO I PLACED MY DREAMS ASIDEAND HAD TO FIND A JOB TO PAY THE RENT
  19. 19. SO I PLACED MY DREAMS ASIDEAND HAD TO FIND A JOB TO PAY THE RENT November 2008 – April 2009
  20. 20. SO I PLACED MY DREAMS ASIDEAND HAD TO FIND A JOB TO PAY THE RENT November 2008 – April 2009A SKILLS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE – QUITE AN ADJUSTMENT BUT IT SERVED A GREATER PURPOSE THAN WHAT I THOUGHT AT THE TIME
  21. 21. Exchange Group, Learn Direct, Streatham, London, United Kingdom November 2008 – April 2009 Tutor Manager and Administrator Report to Centre Manager Reason for Leaving: Returned to South Africa  A dynamic and energetic approach to  Marking of Assessments and personal Teaching Maths, English and Computer skills teaching to individuals (Level 1-3) to all age groups with Confidence with Online Support and One- 2- One assistance.  Project management skills  Managing Regional Centre’s Data by CRM Administration  People management skills
  22. 22. I RAPIDLY CREATED PROCESSFLOWS, REPORTS AND SALESPLANS UNDER THE WATCHFUL EYE OF MY C.E.O
  23. 23. I RAPIDLY CREATED PROCESSFLOWS, REPORTS AND SALESPLANS UNDER THE WATCHFUL EYE OF MY C.E.O
  24. 24. Avantel Pty Ltd, (Neotel Channel Partner) Cape Town South Africa May 2009- August 2010 Operations Manager Report to Managing Director Reason for Leaving: Resigned due to minimal financial growth To identify, assess and implement new business  Insuring Policy and Procedures are opportunities to sustain and enhance Neotel maintained in all departments, creating through mergers, acquisitions, joint -ventures and stream line reporting to ensure service divestments. delivery is delivered to/beyond expectations. Co-ordinate, manage policies and procedures as a  Managing relationship w ith Key Personnel at Neotel Channel Partner. Neotel, to assist w ith Channel Partner needs and Gathering information. Implementation and Management: Sales,  Creating a Customer Service platform to cater Dispatch, Marketing and Human Resource Report the overflow of queries and complaints from Systems. the Consumer Business unit. Portfolio Strategy Management.  Training and Induction Manageme nt for new and existing staff w ith confidence on Neotel’s new product and service offerings. Building business relations both professionally and  Create and Manage Commission reports, sociably w ith industry related heads w hile Manage Operation expenses and Petty Cash. developing plans on synergistic grow th w ith telecoms the key focus of trade. Compiling Marketing Plans, strategically and  Marketing and Event Co-ordination: Malls, implementing tactics in line w ith the infrastructure Radio ad placement, print media grow th of South Africa’s New Converged management. Communication Netw ork. Full ow nership of maximizing sales and product mix. Self-driven on implementation and execution of targets.
  25. 25. With the Spirit of an Entrepreneur I set forth to Durban, South Africa to start my own business
  26. 26. With the Spirit of an Entrepreneur I set forth to Durban, South Africa to start my own business For 2 years I learnt a trade I did not know- quickly adapting to the industry and teaching myself how to manage as a one man business
  27. 27. With the Spirit of an Entrepreneur I set forth to Durban, South Africa to start my own business For 2 years I learnt a trade I did not know- quickly adapting to the industry and teaching myself how to manage as a one man business I have grown Mzansi to what it is today www.mzansichem.org
  28. 28. 1. Mzansi Cleaning Chemical Services, Durban, South Africa September 2010- January 2012 Entrepreneur www.mzansichem.org (designed by Conrad T David) Sales, Distribution and Marketing of Cleaning  Assembling sales teams and start up packages for Chemical Services in the household, industrial and young businessmen. Creating entrepreneur Petroleum sector. opportunities. Account management and acquisition of new  Dispatch, Logistics, Operation management. business, dealing with corporate, retail and consumer environments with a diplomatic approach. Staging, Securing and managing promotions at  Creation of streamline processes and operations strip malls, shopping centres and monthly public from order to delivery. events. Manufacturing household chemicals with  In the above time I have managed part time mentorship from Industry heads and tailoring Family Business stores (Steers and Engen Service cleaning packages for clientele.(test project for 3 Stations) months to further understand the industry)
  29. 29. I did not want towaste thoseyears of studying.I made the timeand took theeffort to enrol atUNISA tocomplete what Ionce started 2012
  30. 30. IN SEARCH OF THE CORPORATE WORLD AND KNOWLEDGE, I JOINED A COMPANY THAT FOCUSED ON SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
  31. 31. IN SEARCH OF THE CORPORATE WORLD AND KNOWLEDGE, I JOINED A COMPANY THAT FOCUSED ON SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
  32. 32. IN SEARCH OF THE CORPORATE WORLD AND KNOWLEDGE, I JOINED A COMPANY THAT FOCUSED ON SKILLS DEVELOPMENT I was tasked to Find new Business and showcase IT and Business Skills to Government and Corporate Divisions
  33. 33. IN SEARCH OF THE CORPORATE WORLD AND KNOWLEDGE, I JOINED A COMPANY THAT FOCUSED ON SKILLS DEVELOPMENT I was tasked to Find new Business and showcase IT and Business Skills to Government and Corporate Divisions With basic Training I went to work and began a Nation Wide Drill .. I was determined to Get my Word heard up to Presidential Level
  34. 34. SO I GOT TO WORK
  35. 35. Performance Monitoring Evaluationand Administration in the Presidency
  36. 36. I MAPPED OUT EACH GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT AND ADDRESSED A MESSAGE- A PLAN ON SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
  37. 37. THE SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT RELEASED ANATIONAL BRIEF LAST YEAR…..
  38. 38. THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENTPLAN FOR SOUTH AFRICA 2030
  39. 39. National Planning Commission Guidelines – Education, Training and Innovation Extract from National Development Plan Vision for 2030
  40. 40. SO I PLANNED ON HOW I CAN MAKESOUTH AFRICA A EVEN MORE PRODUCTIVECOUNTRY IN 20 YEARS
  41. 41. I Contacted 1 386 Governmental Delegates, Ministers, Media Houses and Publications in South Africa and Around the World
  42. 42. You can read this letter athttp://www.mzansichem.org/media/public-speeches
  43. 43. SOME PAID ATTENTION TO MY PLAN
  44. 44. SOME PAID ATTENTION TO MY PLAN SOME ARE YET TO RESPOND
  45. 45. 1. CareersIT, Durban, South Africa January 2012 – April 2012 Business Development Executive Reported to CEOThe execution of Skills Development within the Corporate and Government Sector, proposing agendas andteachings that would benefit individuals to improving their skill sets to further help with growing within th eircurrent job positions while creating a platform for South Africa’s National drive on Skills Development. Development of a Skills Development Plan for  Presentation and unpacking of Plan at Government and Corporate South African in line Executive Level both Government and with South Africa’s National Development Plan Corporate 2030. Increasing and maintaining client relations with a  Increasing Productivity by storyboards and new approach to the market. process flows when dealing with various departments Opened new doors of business opportunity both in  Reports kept daily (available to present on South Africa and within the African Union interview)
  46. 46. So why Conrad for your company ?
  47. 47. Over the years I have worked in various industries, adapting to new skills and executing tasks, keeping journals, building my skill setkills Skills   Advanced End User Computer Skills  Financial Life Skills  Administrative Skills  Communication Skills  Office Skills  Presentation Skills  Report W riting Skills  Customer Service Relation Management  Team Building Skills  Project Management.  Diversity Management  CRM Systems.
  48. 48. With Computers as a Strong Secondary Tool to my skills I have learnt and keep learning on trends with patterns on knowledge and understandingomputer and Online Skills Computer and Online Skills  Google Analytics  Social Network Management  Search Engine Optimization  Google Webmasters  Google Apps for Business (Administrator to User)  Web Design
  49. 49. References Sydney Bruckner (General Manager Lubricants & Special Products SouthNathi Msomi (Marketing Manager, CareersIT [Pty] Ltd) Africa: Engen Ltd)Email: Nathi@careersit.co.za Email: Sydney.Bruckner@engenoil.comTel: +27 861 000 269 Tel: +27 21 460 4208Reg Ellaya (CEO, CareersIT [Pty] Ltd) Damian Michael (Western Cape Regional Manager: Neotel [Pty] Ltd)Email: reg@careersit.co.za Email: Damian.Michael@neotel.co.zaTel: +27 861 000 269 Tel: +27 21 815 0017 Name: Conrad Travis David DOB: 17 August 1986 Gender: Male Nationality: South African ID: 860817 5122 086 Cell: +27 76 143 7298 Email: conrad.travis@gmail.com

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